With heavy hearts we announce that Bernice passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, October 1, 2017. Sadly missed by her husband of 59 years Marvin; sons John (Jennifer), Jim (Kim), Walter (Tabatha); grandchildren Jeff (Charlotte), Brian (Moreen), Adrian, Coda (Melony), Ian (Malory), Shawn, Brittany; and 20 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of May (late Harry) Green, late Judy (late Steve) Fesco, late Bill (Gina) Downey, late Roy Downey, Bob (Penny) Downey, late Joe (Beryl) Downey, Don (late Carmen), Larry (Barb) Downey, and Linda Pattison. Bernice loved life and family. She enjoyed cooking for her family and friends. Friends will be received at BALLARD MINOR FUNERAL HOME, 315 Broad St. E., Dunnville on Wednesday, October 4 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A service will take place in the funeral home chapel on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 1 p.m. Burial to follow at Highbanks Cemetery, Lowbanks. If desired, donations in memory of Bernice may be made to a charity of choice.